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Taste of Coffee

Taste of Coffee

Ireland’s coffee culture is rapidly developing and is becoming a haven for caffeine devotees, with specialty coffee shops popping up all over the city. Artisan roasters and skilled baristas are driving Ireland’s coffee revolution, and we are collectively addicted to the real black stuff.

At TheTaste, we are passionate about our daily coffee and celebrating the best spots in the city to get yours, whether your cup of Joe is a latte art-laden flat white, a cool cold brew or a cloud-topped cappuccino.

With #TasteofCoffee, you can get your daily fix of coffee shop reviews, stay up to date on the latest coffee trends, use our how-to guides to make better coffee at home and get an insider’s look at coffee growing regions around the globe from the experts.

Keep an eye on this section for exclusive competitions for coffee lovers, from machines to hampers, to kit out your kitchen and up your coffee game exponentially – #TasteofCoffee will satisfy all your caffeine cravings.

Coffee Review

Fonté Coffee Roaster is Bringing the Coolest Beans to Temple Bar
The Best Cup of Coffee in Dublin? Fonté Coffee Café Review

Reviews

I'm not alone in admitting that without several shots of caffeine a day, I could scarcely function, but like a growing number of coffee drinkers, I want and expect my daily coffee to serve more than a functional purpose. Long gone are the days of settling for a bitter and burnt beverage (and paying a pretty penny for it) just to get a pep in my step. We...

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Fonté Coffee Roaster
A Backstage Look at the World of Coffee with Paul Odom from Fonté Coffee Roaster

Drinks

Coffee cupping is a process done by professional roasters to evaluate the qualities of coffee. It allows them to appreciate aromas and taste, and it's crucial when choosing the coffee they'll source. We were recently invited to experience a coffee cupping session with Fonté Coffee's founder Paul Odom, who visited Dublin from Seattle, where he started ...

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Coffee Articles

Wake Up and Smell the Fresh Coffee at these 12 New Dublin Cafes Opened in 2017
Wake Up and Smell the Fresh Coffee at these 12 New Dublin Cafes Opened in 2017

Drinks

Dublin's coffee scene is incessantly buzzing and this year we have welcome a great selection of new cafes that offer more than just amazing coffee, they have lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, original concepts and of course, delicious treats. If you're looking for a place to get your caffeine fix, check out these 12 new places that opened their doo...

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The People's Republic of Caffeine - Six of the Best Cafes in Cork City

Features

The second city’s coffee scene has been building momentum in the last few years-now there’s no excuse not to find yourself a great cup of joe when you’re Leeside. The Rebel City even has its own Indie coffee festival in January, with cupping workshops, meet-the-roaster events and live music in some great small cafes around town. Here’s jus...

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Coffee Cups
Takeaway Coffee Cups may Become a Thing of the Past

Small Bites

The Waste Reduction Bill, which bans single-use coffee cups, has passed its second stage in the Dáil and will now go to the Oireachtas environment committee for further examination. If passed, the Bill, which was put forward by the Green and Labour Parties, would introduce a ban on coffee cups that cannot be composted. The Bill is ...

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Coffee Lovers Rejoice - Your Favourite Beverage Could Prolong Your Life

Small Bites

According to a new study, drinking coffee could reduce your risk of cancer, stroke, heart and liver disease. Also, the more coffee you drink, caffeinated or decaffeinated, the longer you may live. This revolutionary news comes from a recent study of half a million people across ten European countries. The study, which was carried...

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13 Unique Coffee Shops Open Late Dublin | Late Cafe Dublin | TheTaste
12 Coffee Destinations for Night Owls around Dublin

Features

Fancy catching up over coffee after your 9 to 5 but by the time you can get there most cafés are closed? If you feel like sharing a cup after 6:00 pm it is quite challenging to find an open venue that is not part of a multi-national chain. We have compiled a list with some of our favourite independent coffee shops open late in Dublin so sit back and ...

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This Iced Irish Coffee Recipe is the Easiest, Tastiest, Coffee Drink you'll Make this Summer
Forget Espresso Martinis: This Iced Irish Coffee is the Drink to Try Now

Cocktails

We all love a comforting Irish Coffee but on a hot summer evening it might not be our first choice. However, with this aestival makeover you'll get to enjoy a version that not only is ridiculously easy to make, is absolutely delicious and refreshing. Behold, the iced Irish coffee. Ingredients: - 2 Shots of espress...

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Impress Your Barista With 7 Unusual Coffee Orders

Drinks

Ah coffee. The nectar of the gods at best, bitter fuel to survive the morning struggle at worst. It can't be denied that we've all taken a more involved interest in our daily fix in recent years, possibly due to our collective compulsion to snap and post anything vaguely aesthetically pleasing - I'm talking to you latte art - on Instagram. But there ...

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Need to Cool Down? Pick Up a Cold Brew Coffee in these Dublin Cafés Today

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While our weather doesn't always call for switching from piping hot to cold coffee, the slightest hint of sunshine has us reaching for a caffeine fix with a hint of chill. We all love an iced coffee, the sugary sweet, cool and milky treat with a kick, but there is a new chilled character in town. Cold brew coffee has been gathering a steady following, a...

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Meet me in the Morning cafes Dublin 8
8 Great Cafes and Coffee Shops to Try in Dublin 8

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Dublin 8 is brewing a lot more than the black stuff these days. The former industrial area is undergoing a period of not quite (or yet) gentrification but certainly urban regeneration, often referenced to with the added prefix 'up and coming.' Teeling Distillery on Newmarket Square has attracted tourists like bees to whiskey, stopping off to do a to...

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5 of the Best Matcha Lattes in Dublin

Drinks

As a coffee addict, I strongly believe I should have either a tank of coffee under my desk or a barista kept in the closet. Having said that is nice to mix things up by adding other delicacies to the daily routine. For the past week or so, I've been doing exactly that by adding some green magic to my life in the form of the Matcha Latte. First, Match...

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Behind the Grind - Dublin Bar Academy Barista Course Review

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My name is Darina and I am a coffee addict. It is no word of a lie when I say my life is caffeine fuelled, and what a costly little habit a daily dose can be. Think about it, we spend the better part of three euro on less than 50 millitres of this magical elixir, making it the most expensive thing we imbibe on a daily basis - but do you ever wonder how ...

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7 Dublin Cafés Perfect for Outdoor Coffee
7 Dublin Cafés Perfect for Outdoor Coffee

Drinks

Summer has officially kicked off. Traditionally, summer days are destined to tantalise us. We mere mortals with blue skies, blooming flowers, and warm winds and for our liking of food and being aficionados, opens the doors of all things al fresco. Something to enjoy under the open sky. For me, however, happiness is fueled by coffee. Sunny days are al...

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Green is the New Black - Can Matcha Green Tea Replace Coffee?

Features

Did you know that over 70 million cups of coffee are drunk every single day in Britain alone? Highly caffeinated drinks such as coffee and ‘energy drinks’ are controversial and their potential impacts on our health are a hot topic. Is there an alternative to the ‘norm’? The answer is, of course, ‘yes’. If you want to find out more about t...

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